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    The cosmological argument is the existence of God, arguing that the possibility of each existing and the domain collected of such elements in this universe. The inquiry is that 'for what reason does anything exist? Why as opposed to nothing? In this paper, I will explain for what reason does everything need cause? Why is God thought to be the principal cause? First reason, the causal principle. David Hume claimed that we aren’t able to find out if everything has a cause. If everything has a cause

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    existence infinite and uncaused. McCloskey goes on to show that the cosmological argument does not allow “us to postulate an all powerful, all perfect, uncaused cause” (pg. 64). He assumes that since there is evil throughout the world then the world is somewhat blemished. Evan and Manis bring to a close that a cosmological argument is limited in itself because it only shows that a necessary being caused the universe. The argument doesn’t go into a lot of depth; it only shows the knowledge of God while

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    discourse surrounding the concept of religion in the field of philosophy. However, two arguments proclaim themselves to be the “better” way of justifying the existence of God: The Cosmological Argument and the Mystical Argument. While both arguments attempt to enforce strict modus operandi of solidified reasoning, neither prove to be a better way of explaining the existence of God. The downfall of both these arguments rests on commitment of fallacies and lack of sufficient evidence, as a result sabotaging

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    Aquinas’ Cosmological Arguments The Cosmological Argument for the existence of God, as propounded by Thomas Aquinas, is also known as the Third Way. It is the Third of Five ways in Aquinas's masterpiece, "The Summa" (The Five Ways). The five ways are: the unmoved mover, the uncaused causer, possibility and necessity, goodness, truth and nobility and the last way the teleological. The first three ‘ways’ are different variations of the cosmological argument. The Cosmological argument is developed

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    strengths and weakness of the cosmological argument for the existence of God and conclude that the cosmological argument is a weak one. I will begin by outlining the simple version of the argument and its strongest criticism, which is the causal principle. I will then define contingent, necessary, dependent and independent and discuss the importance of these definitions. Following on from this, I will discuss the Kalam cosmological argument, which is an argument that attempts to avoid the criticism

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    Cosmological Argument The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art. The cosmological argument seeks to respond to the human need for answers to questions like who created the universe. The cosmological argument is a posteriori argument meaning that it is based on our experiences of the world around us. The contingency argument, the Kalam argument, and the causation or existence prove that

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    The Kalam Cosmological Argument

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    For the purposes of this debate, I take the sign of a poor argument to be that the negation of the premises are more plausible than their affirmations. With that in mind, kohai must demonstrate that the following premises are probably false: KCA 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe began to exist. 3. Therefore, the universe has a cause. We come first to premise (1), which is confirmed in virtually ever area of our sense experience. Even quantum fluctuations, which many

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    Critique of Aquinas's Cosmological Argument Aquinas's 3rd way suggests that the world consists of contingent beings. As all contingent beings have a cause, namely another contingent being, there must have been a time when nothing existed, (unless contingent beings exist as a brute fact). Therefore, contingent beings could not have come into existence unless there is a necessary being which is non- contingent that caused them. Aquinas named this being God. The problem with Aquinas's view

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    The Cosmological Argument attempts to prove that God exists by showing that there cannot be an infinite number of regressions of causes to things that exist. It states that there must be a final uncaused-cause of all things. This uncaused-cause is asserted to be God. Arguments like this are thought up to recognize why we and the universe exist. The Cosmological Argument takes several forms but is basically represented below. Cosmological Argument Things exist It is possible for

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    The Cosmological Argument, also known as the First Cause Argument, is one of the most important arguments for the existence of God, not only because it is one of the more convincing, but also because it is one of the most used. The thought that everything that happens must have a cause and that the first cause of everything must have been God, is widespread. The cosmological argument is the argument from the existence of the world or universe to the existence of a being that brought it into

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